The Business of Cake Making Podcast
Episode 25 - Copy Caking

Episode 25 - Copy Caking

May 5, 2021

In this episode, Bronya and Sammie talk about Copy Caking. They cover everything from copyrighted and character cakes, to being asked to reproduce other cake makers creations.

They talk about their experience with Trading Standards, as well as how developing their own styles and not copying other cake makers cakes has bought them more work they enjoy and ultimately better job satisfaction.

Show notes can be found at: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 24 - Christine and Phil Jensen from Peboryon, Cake Professionals and Black Box Cake

Episode 24 - Christine and Phil Jensen from Peboryon, Cake Professionals and Black Box Cake

April 19, 2021

This Episode we speak to the amazing Christine and Phil Jensen. Not only are the Channel 4 and Netflix stars with their incredible cake company Peboryon on Extreme Cake Makers, they are also organisers and hosts of Cake Professionals.

Here they tell us how they started in cake making and how the Cake Professionals came about. Their aim is to ensure cake makers strive and thrive in their businesses.

Show notes can be found at Show Notes

Episode 23 - Cake Inspiration

Episode 23 - Cake Inspiration

April 5, 2021

This episode Sammie and Bronya chat about where they find inspiration for their cakes.

Sammie comes at it from the angle of flavours - where she gets new flavours, how she learns to perfect her bakes and where her flavour inspo comes from.

Bronya chats about the look of cakes. Where to go to find the best inspirations - and it's NOT other peoples cakes.

Where do you go for your creative inspiration, we'd love to know!

Visit the shownotes at https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 22 - Cake Minds with Rhu Strand and Sam Stringer

Episode 22 - Cake Minds with Rhu Strand and Sam Stringer

March 22, 2021

This episode we talk to founder of Cake Minds Rhu Strand, along with one of its teachers Sam Stringer.

Both Rhu and Sam are Cake International Gold Award Winners, with Rhu a previous Best in Show winner. Now they put their talents and experience to use with Cake Minds.

Cake Minds is a network of teachers with Rhu at the helm, guiding others with her expertise. There is a free magazine and classes currently online, but soon in person (just once all the Pandemic stuff is over).

Genuinely one of the best chats we've had. We felt like we met kindred cake spirits, which was only reinforced when Sammie and Rhu found they had literally been neighbours last year!!

https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Ep 21 - Zoe of Zoe’s Fancy Cakes

Ep 21 - Zoe of Zoe’s Fancy Cakes

March 8, 2021

This Episode we speak to Zoe from Zoe's Fancy Cakes. Zoe is an internet sensation in the cake world with a big following on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.

We speak to her about how she started, what it's like working with her family, how the Pandemic has changed how she works and what are the plans for her business going forward.

 

For the shownotes, Social and Website links please visit https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 20 -Our Top 16 Must Have Bits of Equipment

Episode 20 -Our Top 16 Must Have Bits of Equipment

February 22, 2021

In this episode we discuss the bits of kit we wouldn't be without and why!. There is none of your fancy letter stencils or anything, just the basics that are in our cake toolboxes.

 

For the shownotes visit https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 19 -Photographing Your Cakes with Beth Lavin

Episode 19 -Photographing Your Cakes with Beth Lavin

February 8, 2021

Possibly one of the most useful episodes we've ever recorded. It's a subject we get asked about the most, and that we see people in Facebook groups asking the most - What is the best way to photograph cakes?

Branding, Product and Wedding Photography Expert Beth Lavin joins Sammie and Bronya to share hints and tips which we can only describe as Cake Podcast Gold!

For shownotes and for Beth's blog post link head to https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 18 -Instagram with Gina from The Social teacup

Episode 18 -Instagram with Gina from The Social teacup

January 25, 2021

This episode we are joined with Gina from The Social Teacup to talk about Instagram. She gives us some great insights into how to manage your Instagram and how to engage with your audience.

For more information and for the shownotes visit https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 17 -Goal Setting in 2021

Episode 17 -Goal Setting in 2021

January 7, 2021

Bronya and Sammie chat about goal setting and how it can help to move your business forward. 

Sammie has her usual  collection of soundbites, including one of the most important to remember in a pandemic 'set goals you can control'.

For the shownotes visit https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Note: this episode was recorded in December 2020, before Lockdown 3 was announced.

Episode 16 -Looking forward past Covid and Business Plan Writing

Episode 16 -Looking forward past Covid and Business Plan Writing

December 14, 2020

Following a short break, we have decided to dispense with the Series/Season numbers and just plough through Episode numbers from the start.

We've had good news on Covid due to Track and Trace, and Vaccines coming through. So we are looking to 2021 with new hope. Sammie does a round up of how to start planning for a post Covid world, whilst Bronya chats through an essential, but rarely done thing amongst Cake Makers - writing a Business Plan.

For Show Notes visit https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

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